tank heater

Tank Heater
c 1950
Made by Hudson
This 1950s tank heater floats on top of the water with heating elements hanging down to keep water from freezing. Without heated stock tanks, northern ranchers have to chop holes through iced-over creeks to allow cattle and horses to drink.

Ferrous metal. L 43.2, H 18, D 22.5
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, GRKO 17513

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